The Norman Transcript

Business

February 3, 2013

business briefs

NORMAN — Restaurant

coming to Native Roots location

A locally owned and operated restaurant will open soon on Main Street in Historic Downtown Norman at the former site of Native Roots. Brady Sexton’s Scratch Kitchen and Cocktails will open in late March or early April.

Personal

income is up

Personal income increased $352.4 billion, or 2.6 percent, and disposable personal income increased $331.3 billion, or 2.7 percent, in December, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures increased $22.6 billion, or 0.2 percent.

Commercial lease

Judy J. Hatfield, CCIM of Equity Commercial Realty, LLC was the broker for the lease for 1100 N. Porter Ave., Suite 108. The 2,200 square foot space located in the 323 Mosier Limited Partnership property was leased by Branch and Hurtt Law Firm, P.C.

Free Chick-Fil-A

The 14 Chick-fil-A restaurants in the Greater Oklahoma City Area will treat Chick-fil-A customers to a free Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich on Tuesday, Feb. 5. One free Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich will be awarded to any customer who visits a participating Greater Oklahoma City Area Chick-fil-A restaurant between 5 and 7 p.m. on Feb. 5.

App to track corporate affairs

Timed to the Feb. 4 PBS Independent Lens rebroadcast of their award-winning documentary As Goes Janesville, 371 Productions is launching BizVizz, the first mobile iPhone app to make corporate behavior transparent. Snap a picture of a brand’s logo to get a simple graphic screen that instantly displays financial data about America’s largest corporations. How much tax do they pay? How much money do they get in government in subsidies? To whom do they give their political donations?

BizVizz currently features 300 companies and more than 900 brands with plans to expand. It will appear in the app store on Monday.

Velie Law Firm honored

The 2013 Americas Business Excellence Forum, sponsored by ActionCOACH, named Velie Law Firm of Norman the winner of the Best Overall Company under 10 employees at this year’s Business Excellence Awards, held in Las Vegas Nevada at the Red Rock Resort and Casino.

— Transcript Staff

For local news and more, subscribe to The Norman Transcript Smart Edition, or our print edition.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Business
  • Ideal Homes to dedicate Oklahoma’s first Home for HOPE

    Ideal Homes dedicated the company’s first Home for HOPE on Wednesday at 13209 SW 5th in Yukon....

    July 27, 2014

  • Todd Lamb to keynote luncheon

    Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb will provide the keynote address at the Norman Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legislative Lunch at 11:45 a.m. Aug. 6 at the National Weather Center. Lamb will speak on state issues that may impact local business and ...

    July 27, 2014

  • Builders Association of South Central Oklahoma learns about storm water proposal

    The Builders Association of South Central Oklahoma invited Norman Public Works Director Shawn O’Leary to talk about the new storm water fee proposal at its luncheon Thursday....

    July 27, 2014

  • Backing up everything, everywhere, not as easy as it should be

    Though we may wish or believe otherwise, computing devices are still somewhat of a hassle to use. Some devices, like Apple’s iPad, come close to being fully realized machines, but even iPads have their clunky side....

    July 27, 2014

  • Is using E10 or ‘pure’ gasoline more economical?

    An analysis by AAA Oklahoma shows that at today’s prices, E10 motor fuel is cheaper to use than 100 percent gasoline, despite the fewer miles per gallon produced by E10, which is a blend of 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent gasoline....

    July 27, 2014

  • Appellate judge retiring

    The Honorable Charles A. Johnson retired from the Court of Criminal Appeals after 25 years on the bench. Johnson was appointed to the court on Oct. 31, 1989, by Gov. Henry Bellmon to fill the unexpired term of Hez J. Bussey. After 59 ...

    July 27, 2014

  • Candy Basket celebrates 25 years

    Perhaps it’s the chocolate covered blueberries whose deliciousness still lingers. Or maybe it’s the blood orange and wild honey white chocolate ganache that won’t soon be forgotten by your taste buds. At The Candy Basket there is decadence ...

    July 20, 2014

  • Bramlett & Associates adopts new name reflective of business

    Bramlett & Associates Multimedia LLC (Bramlett Multimedia), 215 W. Main St., announced this month that the company will change its name after 12 years in business and will do business as BOLD-Multimedia. The announcement, made first to ...

    July 20, 2014

  • Toothpick holders convention coming to Norman

    Lynne Ryan has been collecting toothpick holders her entire life. “My parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.L. ‘Bud’ Gibbs started our collection in 1936,” Ryan said. Ryan was born in 1940, and she grew up crawling around toothpick holders, as have ...

    July 20, 2014

  • Protect your online banking, shopping with encryption

    In my free, one-night class called “Fight the Internet Bad Guys and Win,” I teach everyday computer users how to stay out of trouble on the Internet. How to avoid virus infections, how to discern between the genuine and counterfeit, and ...

    July 20, 2014